below is from a Scammer! Some of the emails
may not look like scams, but they all lead to the same
thing. The scammer will pay by check (cashier's check/money
order) for more then the pet is worth, then they will
ask you to send them back the difference in money. A
couple weeks later you find out the check was fake and
the bank will take it out of your account. This scam
can be set up several ways.
key points for pointing out a scammer:
1. Doesn't care much about the pet, just the transaction.
2. Says they will use their own shipper.
3. 95% of the scammers are from overseas (Nigeria, Israel, South Africa)
4. Pays you more then the pet is worth, then asks for the difference in money back.
Date Caught: 7/12/2005
IP Address: 184.108.40.206
Host Information: 220.127.116.11
How are u doing,hope u are cool.Well i saw ur adverty on pet sale and i am interested in buying ur pet.i am 25 f Usa(Florida) but presently in Africa for some Accounting Business,i am also a lover of pets cos when i was young,my parents had a big farm full of animals,but pets were my favourite,so when they died,everything was collected from me by my father's friend due to the fact that i was very small and i could not take care of the farm.My mum was Ghana,and my mum's sister then brought me down to Africa to continue my education.I finally grew up here and now i am a Chartered Accountant.
I rented an apartment 2 days ago and i am about coming back to the states and i will want u to keep the pet for me till i come back.
About the payment of the pet,i will tell my bank manager to issue out the check to you,so i will need your full name and address including your phone number,the check will get to you within 3-5 working days,and as soon as you get the check i will want you to deposit it straight into your account,so the next day,you will be able to clear it from your account,then you remove the money for the pet and send the remaining down to my flight agent who is arranging my flight back to the States.Please remove $200 for the feeding of the pet till i get back to the States.Pls remember that the check is going to be for my last payment for the pet.mail me at email@example.com
I hope all i have written down is accepted to you.
I await ur quick response
Thanks and Regards